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Saudi Airlines to operate first Baghdad flight in 27 years

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Saudia will fly twice a day from the Red Sea city of Jeddah to Baghdad The Saudi Arabia state-owned airline will start regular flights to Baghdad on October 30, Flynas plane land in the Iraqi capital is first commercial flight since 1990.. Saudi Arabia state media said the resumption of flights is in line with growing ties between the two brotherly countries and ... Read More »

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Hybrid electric planes could be up in the air by 2022

Zunum Aero’s hybrid-electric planes announced to start its flight starting in 2022 A hybrid-electric startup Zunum Aero, backed by the venture capital arms of Boeing Co and JetBlue Airways Corp has released the design specifications for its debut 12-seat production aircraft. The company has announced its first major plane since emerging from stealth mode back in April with big plans to ... Read More »

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

This 6-year-old boy just flew an Etihad airplane

Child dressed in a pilot suit specially-made for him surprises everyone on Etihad flight A 6-year-old child’s dream came true as he got to be a pilot for a day on a flight heading from Morocco to Abu Dhabi. The kid earned this honour after a video of him explaining an aircraft’s operating systems to Etihad Airways pilots went viral. Etihad Airways ... Read More »

Qatar Airways launches global promotion offer

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The offers are valid for travel between Sept 15 this year and May 31 next year Qatar Airways has announced ‘Global Travel Boutique’ promotion, offering passengers from around the world amazing fares on flights in both Economy and Business Class. The promotion also offers a chance to win once-in-a-lifetime Mega prizes, including the chance to fly free to any Qatar ... Read More »

Emirates and flydubai announce extensive partnership

Emirates and flydubai announce extensive partnership

Emirates, flydubai carriers partner to fly across 200 destinations Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai have unveiled their extensive partnership agreement including integrated network collaboration and coordinated scheduling. Under the partnership, two government-owned carriers will work together on coordinating their networks and schedules to offer more connections through Dubai in addition to code-sharing on each other’s flights. Although, it is not ... Read More »

PAF Hercules attracts huge crowds at Royal Air Tattoo Show 2017

PAF Hercules attracts huge crowds at Royal Air Tattoo Show 2017

Pakistan Air Force aircraft is participating in Royal Air Tattoo Show in UK Thousands of aviation visitors from all over the world took keen interest in the splendidly painted PAF aircraft at the Rtoyal International Air Show-2017 being held at Royal Air Force Base, Fairford (UK). The star of the show PAF C-130E Hercules conveys the message of peace through ... Read More »

Dutch King has secretly been an airline Pilot for 21 years

This handout photo taken on May 16, 2017 and provided by the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on May 17, 2017 shows Dutch King Willem-Alexander posing in front of a KLM Cityhopper aircraft at Schiphol Airport, near Amsterdam. Dutch King Willem-Alexander, who works part-time as a commercial pilot, is to start conversion training to fly Boeing 737 passenger jets, a Dutch newspaper reported on May 17. The conversion training will mean the royal can continue to fly twice a month for KLM as a co-pilot. / AFP PHOTO / KLM / Natascha Libbert / - Netherlands OUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / KLM" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS == NO ARCHIVE NATASCHA LIBBERT/AFP/Getty Images

Dutch king reveals he’s been leading secret double life as a pilot The King of the Netherlands has a secret identity: For the past 21 years, King Willem-Alexander has secretly been a commercial airline pilot. King Willem-Alexander has spent 21 years as a co-pilot for KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, working in the cockpit twice a month — even after he ... Read More »

China enters global jet industry with first home-built passenger jet

China enters global jet industry with first home-built passenger jet

The C919 is designed to accommodate around 158 passengers, aircraft was planned in 2007. China’s state-owned firmed large passenger plane has been completed and took its maiden flight from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. China’s first home-built, narrow-body, twin-engine Comec C919 passenger aircraft successfully took off from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Chinese government officials and aerospace industry leaders gathered to watch the ... Read More »

United Airlines lost $800 million in value after passenger dragged off flight

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United Airlines faces massive pressure over hospitalized passenger. CEO issued apology statement for ‘horrific event’ after call to boycott the airline United Continental has lost nearly $800 million in total value on Tuesday, the day after a video of a man being dragged off an overbooked flight. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop ... Read More »

Pakistan Army receives 6 Cessna aircraft from US

Pakistan Army receives 6 Cessna aircraft from US

Cessna 208 Caravan accommodates up to 14 people and a load of 1,593kg. Pakistan Army has received six new Cessna aircraft, two Cessna 208 Caravan and four Cessna T-206H from the United States, according to the US Office of Defense Representative. In April 2016, the US Department of Defence had announced it had issued a $14.9 million, fixed-price contract to Cessna ... Read More »

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